Clarksville, TN — By Chris Tilley
The 2008 racing season for the StormPay.com Clarksville Speedway in Clarksville, TN will officially kick off on Friday/Saturday March 7-8, 2008 with the 4th Annual Tuckasee Toilet Bowl Classic event.
This year’s winner of the Tuckasee Toilet Bowl Classic for the UMP Super Late Models will receive $10,000 with the UMP Open Wheel Modifieds gunning for $2,000 to win. Also on the racing card for the weekend will be Heats and Features for Pure Minis on Friday March 7th along with Time Trials and Feature racing action for the Pro Street division. The purses for the weekend’s events will boast in excess of over $50,000 in total prize money.
Friday’s events will see the gates opening at 4:00 p.m. with Hot Lapping at 6:30 p.m. CST. Friday’s racing will see Time Trials and Heats for both the UMP Super Late Models and UMP Open Wheel Modifieds. The Crate Late Models can practice that night as well.
Saturday’s events will see the gates opening at 12:00 p.m. with Hot Laps at 2:30 p.m. Saturday’s racing includes UMP Super Late Model B-Mains and the $10,000 to win Tuckasee Toilet Bowl Classic. The UMP Open Wheel Modifieds will also run their B-Mains and the $2,000 to win Feature. There will also be Heat Racing and Features for Mini Mods, Street Stocks and Mini Sprints. The Crate Late Models will compete for $1,000 to win/$100 to start in the main event with a complete show of Time Trials, and Heat Races before the main event.
The Super Late Models, Open Wheel Modifieds and the Crate Late Models will all compete utilizing the UMP Tire Rule.
Previous winners of the Super Late Model portion of the Tuckasee Toilet Bowl Classic include Billy Moyer of Batesville, AR in 2005, Tim Tungate of Campbellsville, KY in 2006, and Ray Book of Brasstown, NC in 2007.
Admission prices for Friday March 7th are $25.00 for Pit Passes, $10.00 for General Admission and Children 6-10 are admitted for $5.00. Saturday’s prices are $35.00 at the Pit Gate, $25.00 in the General Admission Grandstands with children 6-10 admitted for just $5.00.
The StormPay.com Clarksville Speedway is located at 1600 Needmore Road in Clarksville, Tennessee. For further information, please visit www.clarksvillespeedway.com or call the Speedway at (931) 645-2523. For further information on the United Midwestern Promoters (UMP) please visit www.umpracing.com .
TUCKASEE TOILET BOWL CLASSIC LATE MODEL PURSE:
1) $10000 2) $5000, 3) $2000, 4) $1200, 5) $900, 6) $800, 7) $700, 8) $600, 9) $575, 10) $550, 11) $525, 12) $500, 13) $500, 14) $500, 15) $500, 16) $500, 17) $500, 18) $500, 19) $500, 20) $500